Definition of au courant in English:

au courant


  • 1Aware of what is going on; well informed.

    ‘they were au courant with the literary scene’
    up to date, up with, in touch, familiar, at home, acquainted, conversant
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    1. 1.1Fashionable.
      ‘frocks with au courant details like ruching and asymmetrical hemlines’


Mid 18th century from French, literally ‘in the (regular) course’.


au courant

/ˌəʊ kʊˈrɒ̃/